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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the full list at www.wusa9.com. >> also all flights at local airports are canceled until further notice and vre, marc rail and amtrak have canceled service for tomorrow. metro will not have service in the rning. >> in maryland the speed limit on all interstates is being lowered to 45 miles an hour as a precaution. maryland state police urge everyone to just stay off the roads if at all possible. >> now we're also hearing about evacuation orders for parts of the huntington area of fairfax county. this impacts people living along fenwick drive and arlington terrace. you may remember the huntington neighborhood has been prone to flooding before. we've got a crew heading that way. we'll bring you a live report as soon as possible. >>> let's get the latest where the storm is right now from topper. >> she's essentially sitting in southern new jersey now right between ocean city, new jersey, and also cape may. maximum established winds 90 miles per hour, gusts to 115 and we're looking at oddly enough, we talked about this a little bit at least behind the scenes that some of the hurrican
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
local high school seniors will take the s.a.t. starting tomorrow morning. many of these students will be trying to improve their scores from last spring. the class of 2012 bombed the test, with the lowest scores in history. reading and writing scores dropped by several points while the decline may be due in part by diverse population. the no child left behind law may also be partly to blame. >>> we're talking about testing, testing, testing to get into college. once you get here, that doesn't really matter. so i think yeah, i think policymakers should be making a decision based on these s.a.t. scores about what we are spending time in school doing. are we really getting kids ready for college? >> american university is one of hundreds of colleges around the country that do not require the s.a.t. but if you take the test, they will see your score. >>> what is the best brain food for your student ahead of the test this weekend? check out that story at wusa9.com. click on health under the news section. >>> two cultural phenomenons that stood the test of time celebrate their 50th birthday to
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
a local scientist who disproved what the company was saying about something called downwash. instead of pollutant particle going up into the atmosphere, the scientists found they were actually coming down into the neighborhood. >> it proved that more than 1,200 hours a year this plant was emitting sulfur dioxide beyond the national standard. >> reporter: the downwash was due in part to the short stacks required because the plant is in the flight path of national airport. a penn state study matched the company's coal to that gray residue and a harvard study connected residents' health problems to pollutants spewed out by the plant. >> we can all take a deep breath. >> reporter: but until the last 15,000 tons of coal is gone elizabeth chimento will be keeping track. peggy fox, 9 news now. >> clean-up will take about 18 months at the plant. most of genon's 120 workers have transferred or retired and there's no word on what's next for that valuable waterfront property. >>> in maryland a calvert county judge is deciding whether dominion resources can start using hydraulic fractur
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
at 7:00 with our area's only local newscast. topper will have the forecast, keep you bundled up, tell you about that freeze warning and as always www.wusa9.com is always on. go nats. >> go nats. >> go skins. >> go o's! >> have a great weekend. >>> i'm anita brikman with this health alert and some surprising news about organic foods that are often more pricey. a review of hundreds of studies by stanford university found organics are no safer or nutritious than conventionally grown food. they did find nonorganic foods and vegetables are more likely to have pesticide residue but not at unsafe levels.
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >>> disgraced local swim coach rick curl surrenders to police today to face charges of sex abuse from decades ago. the alleged victim said curl began abusing her when she was 13 and the relationship continued another five years. the woman is now 43. curl is 63. he's already been banned for life from usa swimming, the legendary swim club he started in montgomery county. they've dropped curl's name from its title. >>> coming up at 7:00 topper is tracking hurricane sandy and the image that thousands say inspired them may amount to nothing at all. we'll explain why this dying veteran's vote may not count. that's 9 news now at 7:00. >> what a story, derek. >>> right after the break in this newscast microsoft goes after apple with two big time product launches of its own. >> plus our entire weather team has been tracking hurricane sandy for you. we ask you for your questions about the storm. we'll have the answers coming up after the break. >>> on the heels of apple's unveiling of the ipad mini microsoft is showing off some of its new products. >> at a five-hour event in new york city
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
usatodayhighschooldc to vote. >> that's it for us. the cbs evening news is next. >> derek is back with our area's only local newscast at 7:00.
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> from a local pastor. >> our suffrages. our civil rights. >> i have a very simple answer because i have a daughter. >> reporter: talk was on wooing the women voters. >> and in the 21st century a woman deserves equal pay for equal work. >> reporter: i love his focus on women, it's about time. but the crowd pleasing moment came when president obama coined a new term for romney. >> we need to name this condition he's going through. i think it's called romnesia. >> reporter: accusing him on flip-flopping on major issues. >> i do want to go over some defenses with you. because i want to make sure nobody else catches it. here's the new, obama care covers preexisting conditions. >> polls show romney has narrowed the gap among women voters. both candidates are courting the highly sought after female demographic of undecided female workers. >> he stands for what i believe in which is equality for women, health care affordable for everyone and education for my son. >> reporter: women are not only key in this race but also as conely puts it the commonwealth and primed and center. >> you are i
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. federal and local investigators are all asking the same questions, why did he do this? a question still unanswered. we are live in ballston, ken molestina, 9news. >> all right, thank you. >>> they could get married legally in six states and washington, d.c. and tonight a federal appeal's court is giving same-sex couples hope that the federal law denying them that right might fall. this is the sect coward in the nation to rule that it is unconstitutional. the 1996 law defines marriage between a man and a woman. the u.s. supreme court is expected to ultimately decide this issue. and now we all know that the same-sex marriage will be on the ballot this november in maryland. and scott broom will have more on that side of the story. >> reporter: maryland voters will get to decide the same-sex marriage question here on the question 6 ballot. new polling from the washington post shows marylanders in favor of the same-sex marriage by a margin of52-43. the heaviest opposition remains in churches. and among african americans. >> it is a matter of fairness and a matter of equality. >> reporter: to
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
become a tourist attraction and locals stopping by to grab a picture and see what sandy left behind. >> i think it's amazing, nature doing what nature does but i hope the people are okay with houses that could potentially be underwater and things of that sort. but i'm a nature lover and i think it's amazing to see nature work. >> reporter: the majority of the homes will be spared it looks like from the river. now 21 feet we said just so you know. put it into perspective. the he is authority cool level is 35 feet and this was 1972 with hurricane agnes. that's the very latest, i'm ryan dean, 9news now. >> thanks. >>> one man in maryland was killed when a tree fell on his house last night in pasadena. sadly this is the sort of hazard we often show you in these sorts of weather situations and sadly our own bruce leshan is learning how to handle things when that tree crashes into your home. >> reporter: i've covered a lot of tragedies as a reporter, a lot of trees down on peoples' homes but this time it literally came home. literally happened to me. you can see the guys up there working
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
bethesda where the state is investigating a local daycare center. after four toddlers wandered away unnoticed, until a good samaritan brought them back. >> there was a man who brought him home. i would like to know who he is. i would like to say thank you for finding my baby. >> wendy is overwelmed with gratitude for the anonymous good samaritan who led her two- year-old son, sam, to safety. >> they were walking between parked cars. if he hadn't found them, i don't know what would have happened. i could have lost my child. >> remarkably, little sam was one of four two-year-olds, three boys and a girl, who walked a block away from the montgomery county childcare association. >> the daycare hired a public relations firm to respond to our questions. a statement issued this afternoon detailed the steps being taken to ensure this doesn't happen again. the two teachers involved have been fired. >> andrea mccarren, 9news. >> two hikers who went missing say they are glass to be home again. the experienced hikers got lost when their map fell away. 32-year-old jason highser from richmond and
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
says confronting your abuser can help. bruce leshan says a local survivor of child sexual abuse himself. >> you're a rapist and a sodomist and a rapist to children. everybody in this neighborhood should know about you because you are a predator. >> six years ago, mark confronted the priest who abused him. >> you raped my son when he was nine years old. >> you're a liar. >> you admitted it. >> i did not abuse all of them. >> forced masturbation and oral rape and you know, had the instincts stripped from me to seek help. >> confronting his abuser was empowering. >> i was not shocked by jerry sandusky's transfer of blame and guilt on to everybody but him. because that is what perpetrators do. >> he says the victims who confronted sandusky in court turned the tables of power against him. >> i have taken back power and i have begun the process of healing and any victim can do that. >> the catholic hire rare ky covered for his abuser. transferred him to other parishes until he had abused 25 boys. and he says penn state did the same for sandusky. >> we saw today in the sentencing what
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to spend local tax dollars without approval from congress. the council plans to vote on this by december. then it would go before d.c. voters next spring. congress or the president could still crush it. the council is behind the effort. d.c.'s delete opposes it. she says she will keep pushing to secure budget atonmy through a bill in congress. >>> you get paid a half million dollars just for being smart. there's a bit more to it than that. but coming up, we'll speak with a local writer who is a fellow. they call him geniuses. i'll do my best to keep up. >> you do that. still to come in this half hour, a senator's legend weighs in on watching the nationals head to the playoffs. topper. >> we have some clouds. right now, nothing on radar near us, however, we'll show you radar down to the south. different story. we'll tell you where those showers are headed. if they're headed for the ball park and what lies in store for our morning commute tomorrow. >> one airline takes those baggage fees to an even higher level. too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. to
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
being stabbed at a local school. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow at northwood high school in silver spring where one student was arrested for allegedly stabbing another student earlier today. >> i think it's sad because we're a really great school. >> reporter: it was right around 11:00 this morning when montgomery county police were called to northwood high school in silver spring. >> i heard it was in the cafeteria in the courtyard area. >> reporter: when they arrived, they found a 15-year- old student who was stabbed in the buttocks area just outside the cafeteria. shortly hazard an 18-year-old student was arrested. police said they recovered a knife. the school is safe as far as you can tell. >> yeah, the school is say. >> reporter: montgomery county police said they're now looking into the possibility that today's stabbing was in retaliation for an incident last week. you know the kid who was arrested? >> yes. >> reporter: 17-year-old kayla mcduff, i a senior at northwood, said she's -- mcduffie, a senior at northwood, said she's friends with the suspect in the case and that today's s
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
nationwide. locally that same study estimates it will cost virginia more than 207,000 jobs and dc more than 127,000 jobs if the sequestered takes affect. in addition to those jobs, the city could lose over $100 million in federal grants and tax revenue. one federal grant provides 23.5 million for education. in d dr. the number of civilian -- d c., the number of civilian jobs outweighs what could be considered with the department of defense. >>> we have heard a lot about defense jobs and a defense cuts that could happen. if it does happen, it could hurt the needest person the most. >> this is the axe food pan tree in bump free. it is part of the axe food center which helped 77,000 people last year, people who were hungry, homeless, job loss or from domestic violence. a third of its budget come from state or county funds. if sequestration happens,. >> that is direct services to the people we help. >> the is he questerred cuts total evenly divided between domestic and defense spending. the defense communithas rallied against the cuts. economy mists have said 150,000 jobs could be cut
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
having social media access for the criminals would have changed their audience from just the local law enforcement audience to having a global audience. on the other hand the tools, the tools that law enforcement has access to today would have been critical in solving the case probably a little more quickly than what they were able to do then. >> reporter: this is some of the new technology. >> virtually unlimited. >> a device carrying thousands of license plates her hours. >> we had cops stopping vehicles, identifying the occupants. we may have been able to have resolved this quicker. >> reporter: had this existed in 2002, they could have seen this plate, the one on the sniper's fearsome killing machine, dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from a hay stack. now those devices have been deployed here at mike montgomery county for about two years now. dozens of them per second at 60 miles per hour. it is truly astounding technology and officers here, they only wish they had it ten years ago. reporting live with montgomery are county po
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> our peggy fox spent the day at a local university talking to students about this case looking at what the ruling could mean to them. >> my roommate is latina from mention coach the. >> reporter: coming to arlington's marymount was a culture shot for kirby markovich. >> i come from a very small town. come to marymount i file i've learned just as much from -- i feel i've learned just as much from my peers as very in class. >> reporter: another student from nicaragua. >> i did want to experience diversity on campus and see people from different cultures. i think affirmative action is good. >> reporter: she thinks her ethnicity may have helped her get into college, but she does not believe it was the only factor. marymount has a race blind admissions process meaning there's no race box to check, but chris domes, vice president of student development and enrollment, says they do actively recruit minority students. >> so we're going to schools that have large minority populations, hispanic and african american populations and we are constantly making sure that those groups of students
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
change in local law enforcement, lesli, back to you. >> thank you. yeah, the budget act could mean the end for a controversial immiation policy in prince william county. >> i'm peggy fox in woodbridge. the controversial and tough antiimmigration policy may be defunded by the feds. while some people are cheering, chairman corey stewart says he is steamed. >> this is not a budget cut. >> corey stewart received credit and criticism nationwide. it trains officers to check immigration status of people that are arrested. >> they are folding under pressure from the american civil liberties union. >> program cut crime nearly 50%. but advocates for immigrants say that's malarkey. >> the crime level has decreased. this is actually very, very typical because immigrant people tend to be very law- abiding, they are patriotic. >> 287g makes immigrants who are victims of crime reluctant to report it, fearing family members could be deported. 9news now. >> tax revenues in the state of virginia fell .7 in september. that is the third decline in the past four months. sales tax collections were up mo
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for us, the cbs "evening news" is next. >> and derek is back with our area's only local newscast at 7:00. >> have a good night. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com ]
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
i'll be fact checking the debate with the usa today political team. >>> now local news of high importance, the debate schedule is set for the 6th district race in maryland. roscoe bartlett will meet democrat john delaney in their first debate tonight in hagerstown. their second debate is next wednesday in the same place. then on sunday, the 21st, they debate in rockville. that is followed by appearances in cumberland the next afternoon and one in frederick that night. the debates wrap up with a second frederick appearance sunday the 28th. so these candidates will spend a lot of time talking with each other. >>> if u plan on voting in maryland, d.c. or virginia in the upcoming election and haven't registered to vote yet, you only have a few days left. in virginia you have until monday. in maryland the deadline is next tuesday and in d.c. your only option at this point is to register in person at the election boards headquarters, but you only have until friday, october 19th, to do that. if you need more specifics on voter registration, you can find it at www.wusa9.com. look under
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